Task:     

O3.1.62   Conduct a Pilot Competency/Proficiency Check for a 14 CFR Part 125 Operator

Function: 

Duty:     

3.0   Certification

3.1   Airman Certification

Previous Task Analysis:

 

 

Difficulty:

Importance:

Frequency:

3

4

1

Criticality:

Time:

Job Aid:

Y

 

Y

PTRS Tracking

Specialty

1541

1542

1543

 

 

 

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Legal References :

 

49 USC 40104             Promotion of Civil Aeronautics and Safety of Air Commerce

49 USC 40113             Administrative

49 USC 44701             General Requirements

49 USC 44702             Issuance of Certificates

49 USC 44703             Airman Certificates

49 USC 44709             Amendments, Modifications, Suspensions, and Revocations of Certificates

 

Purpose :

To determine if an airman is qualified as a pilot-in-command or second-in-command for 14 CFR Part 125 Operator or to determine that the pilot-in-command is proficient in flight solely by reference to instruments

 

Significant Interfaces :

Principal Operations Inspector (POI)

Flight Standards District Office

Certificate Holding District Office

Certificate Holder

Airman

 

Procedural Guidance :

14 CFR Part 61,                        Certification: Pilots and Flight Instructors

14 CFR Part 125,          Certification and Operations: Airplanes Having a Seating Capacity of 20 or

                                    More Passengers, or a Maximum Payload Capacity of 6,000 Pounds or

                                    More; and Rules Governing Persons On Board Such Aircraft

Order 1380.51,              Programmed Tracking and Reporting Subsystem

Order 4040.9D,             Aircraft Management Program

Order 8900.1,                Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS)

Appropriate Practical Test Standards

 

NOTE: Ensure you are using the most current information.  The Flight Standards Information Management System (FSIMS) may be used to obtain current guidance.  


 

Forms :

 

FAA Form 8000-36,                  PTRS Transmittal Form

FAA Form 8410-3                     Airman Competency/Proficiency Check

 


1.         Receive request from POI or operator for competency/proficiency check

                        K:         14 CFR § 125.287

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 10               

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 10, Fig. 5-47

 

2.         Open PTRS record

                        K:         Order 1380.51

 

3.         If EBC current and qualified, schedule competency/proficiency check

                        K:         14 CFR § 125.287

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 10

                        K:         Order 4040.9D, App. 11

 

            3.1        Review office files and computer data                           

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 10

 

            3.2        Review Operator's training manual

                        K:         14 CFR § 125.71

                        K:         14 CFR § 125.73

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 10

 

            3.3        Review aircraft operations manual

                        K:         14 CFR § 125.71

                        K:         14 CFR § 125.73

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 10

 

            3.4        Review previous competency/proficiency checks

                        K:         14 CFR § 125.287

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 10

 

4.         Evaluate pilot documents

 

            4.1        Verify applicant's identity

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 10

 

            4.2        Inspect pilot certificate

                        K:         14 CFR § 61.3

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 10

 

            4.3        Inspect medical certificate

                        K:         14 CFR § 61.3

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 10

 

            4.4        Inspect pilot's training record

                        K:         14 CFR § 125.401

 

5.         Conduct pilot competency/proficiency check

                        K:         14 CFR § 125.287

                        K:         14 CFR § 125.291

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 10

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 10, Fig. 5-47

 

            5.1        Conduct check in aircraft

                        K:         14 CFR § 125.287

                        K:         14 CFR § 125.291

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 10               

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 10, Fig. 5-47

 

            5.2        Conduct check using aircraft and simulator

                        K:         14 CFR § 125.287

                        K:         14 CFR § 125.297

                        K:         14 CFR § 125.291

 

            5.3        Conduct check in simulator

                        K:         14 CFR § 125.287

                        K:         14 CFR § 125.297

                        K:         14 CFR § 125.291

 

            5.4        Evaluate operations procedures and equipment

                        K:         14 CFR § 125.31

                        K:         14 CFR § 125.43

                        K:         14 CFR § 125.73

                        K:         14 CFR § 125.75

                        K:         14 CFR § 125.351

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 10

 

6.                                    Task outcomes

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 10                Knowledge good for all of step 6

 

6.1                            Successful flight check

 

            6.1.1     Debrief pilot

 

6.1.2     Complete FAA 8410-3 form indicating approval and authorizations

 

6.1.3     Make logbook endorsement if desired

 

                        6.1.4     Close PTRS record

                                    K:         Order 1380.51


 

6.2        Unsuccessful flight check

 

6.2.1      Debrief pilot on reasons for failure

 

6.2.2     Complete FAA 8410-3 form indicating reasons for disapproval

 

6.2.3     Send copy to operator

 

                        6.2.4     Close PTRS record

                                    K:         Order 1380.51

 

7.                                    Future activities

                        K:         Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Chap. 2, Sec. 10

                       

            NOTE:  Knowledge is good for all of step 7

 

7.1                            The records of any pilot check will be reviewed as part of future surveillance

 

7.2                            The pilot may return for subsequent competency of proficiency checks

 

7.3                            The inspector may initiate an enforcement investigation, as appropriate, if the pilot is involved in an accident, incident, or possible violation of regulations

 

7.4                            Possible reevaluation under Section 44-709 of the FAA Act